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synonyms for keep fingers crossed

  • anticipate
  • assume
  • believe
  • cherish
  • count on
  • expect
  • hold
  • wish
  • aspire
  • await
  • contemplate
  • desire
  • foresee
  • pray
  • presume
  • rely
  • suppose
  • surmise
  • suspect
  • sweat
  • trust
  • be sure of
  • deem likely
  • depend on
  • feel confident
  • hang in
  • have faith
  • knock on wood
  • look at sunny side
  • look forward to
  • promise oneself
  • sweat it
  • sweat it out
  • take heart
  • think to
  • watch for
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antonyms for keep fingers crossed

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  • abandon
  • disbelieve
  • distrust
  • doubt
  • forsake
  • know
  • despair
  • fear
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How to use keep fingers crossed in a sentence

Again the sallow fingers began to play with the book-covers, passing from one to another, but always slowly and gently.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
She was growing accustomed to like shocks, but she could not keep the mounting color back from her cheeks.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
And it was no light task, then, for six hundred men to keep the peace on a thousand miles of frontier.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The fingers of all the clocks in the house were revolving with the most extraordinary rapidity--she was helpless.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
He will keep the sayings of renowned men, and will enter withal into the subtilties of parables.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Keep closely covered with a bell glass and, in a few weeks, more or less, the baby Ferns will start to put in an appearance.
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My thought was to keep pushing in troops from "W" Beach until the enemy had fallen back to save themselves from being cut off.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
We were once more at the western door; Madame crossed herself again; we went out.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
He is dead; but his three sons have the estate yet, and I think they would keep their father's promise to the Indians.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
My children, keep discipline in peace: for wisdom that is hid, and a treasure that is not seen, what profit is there in them both?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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